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EMU Theatre 2017-2018 Mainstage Season

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Road Construction on
East Circle Drive

Due to road construction on East Circle Drive,
the Quirk Theatre Building will not be accessible
from the front/main entrance until mid-August.
To reach Quirk or Sponberg Theatre, please use
the back entrance on Jones Goddard Drive off
of West Forest Avenue.

 

Threepenny Opera

SINISTER MUSICAL COMEDY
Text by Bertolt Brecht, Music by Kurt Weill
English Translation by Robert David MacDonald,
Lyrics by Jeremy Sams
Directed by Lee Stille
Quirk Theatre
October 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 at 7p.m. and October 22 & 29 at 2p.m., 2017
Drama Day high school matinee on October 28 at 2p.m.
Suggested for ages 13+

Special Event: Inside the Athlete's Studio

SPORTSTALK QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
Featuring sports journalist and author Kevin Allen
Sponberg Theatre
November 11 at 7p.m., 2017
No latecomer seating.
Suggested for ages 13+

Harvey

LIGHTHEARTED COMEDY CLASSIC
By Mary Chase, Directed by John Seibert
Quirk Theatre
December 1, 2, 7, 8, 9 at 7p.m. and December 3 & 10 at 2p.m., 2017
High school matinees on December 5 & 6 at 10a.m.
Suggested for ages 10+

Trojan Women

PROFOUND POETIC TRAGEDY
By Euripides, Adapted by Ellen McLaughlin
Directed by Jennifer Graham
Sponberg Theatre
February 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 at 7p.m. and February 4 & 11 at 2p.m., 2018
Suggested for ages 16+

HOLES

SPUNKY ADOLESCENT ADVENTURE
By Louis Sachar
Directed by Christine Tanner
Sponberg Theatre (SECOND STAGE SERIES)
March 16 & 17 at 7p.m. and March 18 at 2p.m., 2018
School matinees on March 20 & 21 at 10a.m.
Suggested for ages 10+

Detroit '67

POWERFUL ENDEARING DRAMA
By Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Wallace Bridges
Quirk Theatre
April 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 at 7p.m. and April 8 & 15 at 2p.m., 2018
Suggested for ages 13+

Chicken Story Time

FAMILY FRIENDLY FUN
By Sandra Fenichel Asher
Directed by Patricia Zimmer
Sponberg Theatre
June 2 at 10a.m. and June 2 & 3 at 2p.m., 2018
Suggested for ages 3 to 6

Special Event: Quirk Theatre's 60th Birthday Party

FESTIVE SHOW & CELEBRATION
Featuring a musical revue, reception and dancing
Musical Arrangements & Direction by R. MacKenzie Lewis
Quirk Theatre
June 9 at 7p.m., 2018
Suggested for ages 13+

(LBC APPROVED: All EMU Theatre Mainstage productions are approved for LBC 3 credit.)